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Nicholas Tollander
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An ex-Navy commando (Mark Dacscos) is framed for a bungled mission to save hostages from terrorists in which he survived being shot 7 times by an assassin (Tony Todd). Years later, he is hired to protect a weapons distributor and his wife, only to have the same assassin kill them. This sets him on a mission with the assigned FBI agent (Carrie Anne Moss) to bring the killers and conspirators to justice. Graham Greene appears as Dacasco's former commander. Written by John Sacksteder <Jsack@ka.net>

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The Dark Heart Of The Black Ops Beats To A Secret Agenda.

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Action | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for strong violence and some language | See all certifications »
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31 January 1997 (South Africa)  »

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Dark Assassin  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Carrie-Anne Moss and John Neville also starred in the pilot episode of F/X: The Series (1996). See more »

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intrigue
4 January 2004 | by See all my reviews

This is a fine example of the kind of films I like to see Mark Dacascos in. Mark plays an ex black ops leader. After being double crossed and left for dead, he resurfaces as a bodyguard for high profile political figures. After his client is assassinated he uncovers a web of arms dealing, corrupt cia officials and a strange link between his past as a black ops member and his clients murder. This film offers some of the earliest examples of the highly overused "bullet time " effect as well as some brief but well staged fight sequences. This is one of the best examples of a low budget film that pulls out all the stops.


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